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Man shot and killed in Hillsboro, suspect on the loose
Shooting happens near Hillsboro Police Department parking lot
Hillsboro police are investigating a shooting that left one man dead early Sunday.
The man was killed near the parking lot the Hillsboro Police Department shares with a nightclub. It was heard at the station.
The victim is described as an African-American male in his 20s. His name was not immediately known.
The suspect fled the scene. He is described as a Hispanic male, 20 to 25 years of age, wearing a black shirt.
According to the Hillsboro Police Department, officers responded to shots fired at Southeast Baseline Street near Southeast 11th at 2:10 a.m. on Sept. 13. They found a male subject down in the middle of Baseline. He was pronounced deceased at the scene and died as a result of these gunshot wounds.
Police say the suspect fired approximately six rounds from a handgun at the victim. A K-9 searched the area for the suspect without finding him.
The case is being investigated by Hillsboro detectives and the Washington County Major Crimes Team.
KOIN 6 News contributed to this story.